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2018 EUROPEAN ROAD TRIP – DAY 10

IN AND ABOUT COIMBRA We stayed only one night in Coimbra and it was really meant to break up the drive from Lisbon to the Douro River Valley. It turned out to be much more than that and I wish … Continue reading

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European Road Trip – Chapter Four – Avignon and Pont du Gard

AVIGNON In the 14th Century this walled City was the seat of the papacy when Frenchman Bertrand de Got was elected Pope and refused to go to Rome, choosing instead to rule from Avigon. Seven successive Popes resided in the … Continue reading

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